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Industry Student
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Introduction "Probably my favorite website." -Jim J. Bullock
Interests Beatrice, Animals, Music, Literature, Poetry, Film, Art, Philosophy, Tahitian Treat, Chocolate Chip Cookies Air Conditioning, Basketball, History (especially, Pre-History, Classical and Medieval), Renaissance Humanism, Rainforests, Prehistoric Extinct Animals, Evolutionary Biology, Oceans (especially the Abyssopelagic and Hadopelagic zones), Lakes, Seas, Rivers, Tunnels, Underground Water Systems, Judaism (History, Culture, and Hasidism mostly), Mazes, Used Bookstores, Super Nintendo, Feeding Squirrels in the Park with Simone.
Favorite Movies Amadeus, The Seventh Seal, Vertigo, Great Expectations (1957), Waiting for Guffman, Ran, Being John Malkovitch, Hoop Dreams, Nashville, Fanny and Alexander, Brothers Keeper, Taxi Driver, The King of Comedy, Distant, Mulholland Drive, Wild Strawberries, Andrei Rublev, The Last Waltz, Top Secret!, Bowling for Columbine, This is Spinal Tap, The Godfather Part Two, Naked Gun, High and Low, King of Kings (1927), Youth of the Beast, The Mirror, The Flowers of Saint Francis, Do the Right Thing, Mean Streets, The Wages of Fear, Lust for Life, The Virgin Spring, Stalker, Throne of Blood, Kwaidan, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Favorite Music ROCK AND/OR ROLL-The Beatles, The Band, Daedelus, Sufjan Stevens, The Who, Radiohead, Beck, Guided by Voices, Stevie Wonder, Parliament/Funkadelic, Elvis Costello, The Flaming Lips, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Tortoise, Jimi Hendrix, XTC, The Sea and Cake, Sonic Youth, Ween, The Beach Boys, Sly and the Family Stone, Curtis Mayfield, Talk Talk, Earth Wind and Fire, Stars of the Lid, Wilco, The Kinks, Todd Rundgren, Steely Dan, Bob Dylan, Boards of Canada, Animal Collective, Pavement, Milton Nascimento, Final Fantasy etc. JAZZ-John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Andrew Hill, Keith Jarrett, Charles Mingus, Jason Moran, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Matthew Shipp, Cecil Taylor, Wayne Shorter, Weather Report, Herbie Hancock, Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson, Sam Rivers, Bud Powell, Bobo Stenson etc...RAP (OR HIP-HOP)-Beastie Boys, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Madlib, MF Doom, Eric B. and Rakim, Saafir, Public Enemy etc...CLASSICAL-Igor Stravinsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Alban Berg, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gustav Mahler, Erik Satie, Josquin Desprez, Harrison Birtwistle, Gyorgi Ligeti, Jean Sibelius, Lou Harrison, Guillaume Dufay, Max Reger, Jean Phillipe Rameau, Claudio Monteverdi, Bela Bartok, Arnold Schoenberg, Steve Reich, Hector Berlioz, Felix Mendelssohn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Anton Webern, Giuseppe Verdi, Erik Satie, Richard Strauss, Richard Wagner, Gabriel Faure, Kaija Saariaho, Olivier Messiaen, Karol Szymanowski, Benjamin Britten, Netherlands Polyphonists.
Favorite Books Ulysses (James Joyce), Swann's Way (Marcel Proust), Marius the Epicurean (Walter Pater), Salammbô (Gustave Flaubert), The Castle (Franz Kafka), Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Complete Poetry and Prose of Rainer Maria Rilke and Georg Trakl.